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I Know Why the Caged Bird Squawks.

We all think we know what the term “broody” means. It rhymes with moody and is often used interchangeably with that word, or we use it to describe someone who is ruminating over melancholy thoughts. Webster’s defines it as “given … Continue reading

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Sibling rivalry.

The term “pecking order” was, after all, coined to describe hierarchical behaviour in poultry, so it should come as no surprise that the term has come to have new meaning to me since we got the four chickens. By the way, … Continue reading

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The “egg song” and the “squat”.

Remember how quiet my chickens were? Not anymore. They are currently making such a racket I heard it upstairs on the other side of the house. It’s mostly Lily, who sounds much more like a goose than a chicken. She … Continue reading

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